Q&A: Kathleen Digby, Head of Ladies & Girls at Alton RFC

Rugby Blindside Q&A with Kathleen Digby, Head of Ladies & Girls at Alton RFC A little about you… Can you tell us a bit about your background? I originally trained as a PE teacher in the 1980s but have worked for 30 years or so in Special Educational Needs. I was massively into sport but was never given the opportunity to play rugby. How did you first get involved with Alton RFC? My son started playing rugby at Alton RFC when he was about 8 so I spent many years on the touchline watching. About 2 years ago I approached … Continue reading Q&A: Kathleen Digby, Head of Ladies & Girls at Alton RFC

Q&A: Joe Brace, Head Coach at Southwark RFC

Rugby Blindside Q&A with Joe Brace, Head Coach at Southwark RFC A little about you… Can you tell us a bit about your background? As a Junior I played for Welwyn, Saracens and my school (chancellors). I have played Senior rugby since 2005 where I played for Welwyn until 2013. I had 18 months away from the game after suffering a knee injury (dislocation and ligament damage) I then played for Verulamians from 2015-2017 when I semi-retired from playing. I played as high as level 6 during my time. From 2006-2017 I also played Rugby league in the summer months for … Continue reading Q&A: Joe Brace, Head Coach at Southwark RFC

Q&A: Keir Waller, Co-Chairman at Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC

The February 2019 Rugby Blindside Q&A is now available. This month we spoke with Keir Waller, Co-Chairman at Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC. Follow the link below to subscribe for free and receive the Q&A direct to your email: Q&A with Keir Waller, Co-Chairman at Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC As a young Chairman at a growing club, Keir speaks about his ambitions for Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC, their recent set backs and provides a great insight into what life is like at a club playing at the grassiest roots of rugby! Continue reading Q&A: Keir Waller, Co-Chairman at Mitcham & Carshalton RUFC